Hamad Al Hammady

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Dr Hamad Al Hammady is an Emirati writer and novelist. In 2012, he published Left Towards The Heart, a book that combines literature and self-development.

In 2014 he published his first novel, Retaj. Based on true stories, it is the first political novel about the UAE and was also the first such novel to be adapted for television, as the series Betraying A Nation – Based On Retaj Novel. The series, which was broadcast during Ramadan 2016, was the most-watched television show in the UAE.

In 2015, Al Hammady published For Ghaith, the first Emirati novel to deal with youth involvement in terrorist organizations.